English Regional History and Record Societies

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** This Society’s publications can be found in the Royal Historical Society collections in the UCL History Library

BANBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Banbury History Society Publications

Enquiries to: Secretary, email: membership@banburyhistoricalsociety.org; https://banburyhistoricalsociety.org/

BEDFORDSHIRE HISTORICAL RECORD SOCIETY **

Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Publications

The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society has been publishing material on the history of Bedfordshire since 1912. Our annual volumes include both well researcher articles and monographs and also a wide variety of records relating to the county, each with a helpful introduction and detailed notes. A complete list of titles is available on the website.

Enquiries to: Margaret Evans, Secretary; email: secretary@bedfordshirehrs.org.uk; http://www.bedfordshirehrs.org.uk

BERKSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Berkshire Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: Dr Peter Durrant, General Editor, Berkshire Record Society, c/o Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading. RG1 6AF; email: editor@berkshirerecordsociety.org.uk; http://www.berkshirerecordsociety.org.uk

BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **

Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society Publications

Enquiries to: Honorary General Secretary; email: secretary@bgas.org.uk; http://www.bgas.org.uk

BRISTOL RECORD SOCIETY **

Bristol Record Society Publications

Bristol Record Society aims to conserve the historic records of the City and County of Bristol and to make them available worldwide. In addition to more than 70 published volumes, the Society has digitised versions of all but its most recent publications on its website.  Digitised copies of other works on the history of Bristol may also be found on the website.

Enquiries to: Dr Kathleen Thompson, Honorary Secretary, Bristol Record Society; Email: bristolrecordsociety@gmail.com; http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/History/bristolrecordsociety/index.htm

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Buckinghamshire Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, Buckinghamshire Record Society; tel: 01296 382 587; email: BucksRecSoc@gmail.com; https://www.bucksrecsoc.org.uk/

CAMDEN HISTORY SOCIETY

Camden History Society Publications

Camden’s local history society aims to research and describe the history of institutions, houses, people and social movements within what is now the London Borough of Camden, which includes the old boroughs of Hampstead, St Pancras and Holborn and the districts of Highgate, Kentish Town and Camden Town.

Enquiries to: Daniel Croughton, Secretary of the Camden History Society, via online contact form; http://www.camdenhistorysociety.org/

CAMBRIDGESHIRE RECORDS SOCIETY **

Cambridgeshire Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: Dr S. Bendall, The Secretary, Cambridgeshire Records Society, Cambridgeshire Archives, The Dock, Ely. CB7 4GS; tel: 01223 330 476; email: info@cambsrecordsociety.co.uk; http://www.cambsrecordsociety.co.uk

CANTERBURY AND YORK SOCIETY **

Canturbury & York Society Publications

The Canterbury and York Society exists to publish medieval bishops’ registers and other ecclesiastical records. It has published 100 volumes and more than fifty complete registers to date. Membership is open to all and at its AGM, a paper is given on some aspect of late medieval church history.

Enquiries to: Dr Charles Fonge, Honorary Secretary, Canterbury and York Society, Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD; charles.fonge@york.ac.uk; https://www-users.york.ac.uk/~cf13/

CHETHAM SOCIETY **

Chetham Society Publications

The Chetham Society (founded 1843) publishes monographs and editions of documents relating to the historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire, covering the period from the 13th to the 19th centuries and with a thematic scope embracing any aspect of the history of the region.

Enquiries to: Dr S. J. Harris, The Secretary, via online contact form; http://www.chethamsociety.org.uk

CHIPPING CAMPDEN HISTORY SOCIETY (CCHS)

CCHS Publications

CCHS was founded in 1984 with the object as stated in its constitution, of advancing “the education of the general public in particular in the history and archaeology of Chipping Campden and surrounding villages.”

Enquiries to: The Chairman, CCHS, The Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. GL55 6HB; tel: 01386 848 840; email via online contact form; http://www.chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk

CLARENDON HISTORICAL SOCIETY (1882-1888)

Clarendon Historical Society Publications

CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND ANTIQUARIAN AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (CWAAS) **

CWAAS Publications

Enquiries to: Marion McClintock, Honorary Secretary, Westlands, Westbourne Drive, Lancaster. LA1 5EE; tel: 01524 67523; email via online contact form; www.cumbriapast.com

DERBYSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **

Derbyshire Archaeological Society Publications

Enquiries to: Susan Peberdy, Honorary Secretary, Derbyshire Archaeological Society, 147 Havenbaulk Lane, Littleover, Derby. DE23 7AF; email via online contact form; http://www.derbyshireas.org.uk

DERBYSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Derbyshire Record Society Publications

The Derbyshire Record Society was established in 1977 to publish edited texts, monographs and pamphlets relating to the history of the county. The publishing progarmme seeks to strike a balance between different aspects of the county’s history, different parts of the country, and different periods. The society has also sought to publish material of national as well as local interest, and as well as traditional record texts, and has issued several monographs based on original research.

Enquiries to: Philip Riden, General Editor, Derbyshire Record Society, 9 Owen Falls Avenue, Chesterfield. S41 0FR; tel: 01246 554 026; email: Philip.Riden@nottingham.ac.uk; http://www.derbyshirerecordsociety.org

DEVON AND CORNWALL RECORD SOCIETY **

Devon and Cornwall Record Society Publications

The Society was founded in 1904 to transcribe records relating to Devon and /or Cornwall. The Society publishes annual volumes covering many aspects of Westcountry history, which members receive. A full list is viewable on the website. Past volumes are available: contact the Administrator. Pre-war parish register transcriptions are housed in the Westcountry Studies Library, Exeter, for members’ use.

Enquiries to: the Hon. Secretary, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Exeter. EX2 7NL; email: admin@devonandcornwallrecordsociety.co.uk; http://www.devonandcornwallrecordsociety.co.uk

DORSET RECORD SOCIETY **

Dorset Record Society Publications

Dorset Record Society was founded in 1962, ‘to seek out and publish original manuscripts material and rare published printed material relating to the County of Dorset.’ Dorset Record Society does not operate by subscription, but relies on sales of stock to fund future publications.

Enquiries to: Hon. General Secretary, Dorset Record Society, c/o Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset. DT1 1RP; http://www.palmyra.me.uk/DNHAS/drs.html

ESSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (1899-1964) **

Essex Archaeological Society Publications

Enquiries to: Howard Brooks, Honorary Secretary, 13 Greenacres, Mile End, Colchester, Essex. CO4 5DX; email: howard000brooks@gmail.comhttp://esah1852.org.uk

GLOUCESTERSHIRE RECORD SERIES **

Gloucestershire Record Series Publications

Enquiries to: Honorary General Secretary; email: secretary@bgas.org.uk; https://www.bgas.org.uk/publications/gloucester-record-series

HALIFAX ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY (1906-1917)

Halifax Antiquarian Society Publications

Enquiries to: Janet Ashton, Hon. Secretary; email via online contact form; https://www.halifaxhistory.org.uk/

HAMPSHIRE RECORD SERIES **

Hampshire Record Series Publications

Enquiries to: Hampshire Record Series, Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester. SO23 8TH; tel: 01962 846154; email via online contact formhttps://www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/archives

HAMPSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY (1889-1897)

Hampshire Record Society Publications

HENRY BRADSHAW SOCIETY **

Henry Bradshaw Society Publications

Enquiries to: Dr Nicolas Bell, General Secretary, Trinity College, Cambridge. CB2 1TQ; http://www.henrybradshawsociety.org

HERTFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Hertfordshire Record Society Publications

Hertfordshire is fortunate in possessing a vast number of historically important documents, dating from the early Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Many are housed at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, others in the National Archives, in various local institutions, or in private ownership. The Society, founded in 1985, aims to make Hertfordshire’s written heritage more accessible.

Enquiries to: Hertfordshire Record Society, 119 Winton Drive, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. WD3 3QS; email: info@hrsociety.org.uk; http://www.hrsociety.org.uk

ISLE OF WIGHT RECORDS

Isle of Wight Records Publications

Enquiries to: Isle of Wight County Record Office, 26 Hillside, Newport, Isle of Wight. PO30 2EB; tel: 01983 823820; email: record.office@iow.gov.uk; https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Libraries-Cultural-and-Heritage/Records-Office/

KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **

Kent Archaeological Society Publications

Enquiries to: Clive Drew, General Secretary; email: secretary@kentarchaeology.org.uk; http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk

LINCOLN RECORD SOCIETY **

Lincoln Record Society Publications

Enquiries via online contact form; http://www.lincoln-record-society.org.uk

LONDON RECORD SOCIETY **

London Record Society Publications

The London Record Society publishes London records in an accessible and scholarly format, and seeks to stimulate public interest in London archives. It organises an annual public lecture, hosts a web site, and publishes volumes of translations, abstracts and lists of primary sources. Many volumes are now available online.

Enquiries to: Dr Helen Bradley, Hon. Secretary; http://www.londonrecordsociety.org.uk

LONDON TOPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY **

London Topographical Society Publications

Enquiries to: Mike Wicksteed, Hon. Secretary and Website Editor, London Topographical Society; tel: 01883 337813; email: mike.wicksteed@btinternet.com; https://londontopsoc.org/

MANX SOCIETY (1859-1893)

Manx Society Publications

Although the society is no longer active, Frances Coakly has advertised her willingness to assist researchers with her own extensive collection of the volumes.

Enquiries to: Frances Coakly, email: editor@manxnotebook.comhttp://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/manxsoc/index.htm

MIDDLESEX COUNTY RECORD SOCIETY (1886-1892)

Middlesex Record Society Publications

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE RECORDS COMMITTEE (1920-1934)

Newcastle Records Committee Publications

NORFOLK RECORD SOCIETY **

Norfolk Record Society Publications

The Norfolk Record Society, an unincorporated charity, exists to encourage the study and preservation of Norfolk records and to publish editions of documents relating to the history of the county. Since its formation it has published annually a transcript of a significant and sometimes unusual manuscript or collection of manuscripts. The series now covers a time-span ranging from the twelfth to the twentieth century. All volumes are carefully edited, comprehensively indexed and include introductions explaining the background to the documents they present.

Enquiries to: Dr G. Alan Metters, Honorary Secretary, Norfolk Record Society, c/o 29 Cintra Road, Norwich. NR1 4AE; email: secretary@norfolkrecordsociety.org.uk; http://www.norfolkrecordsociety.org.uk

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY**

Northamptonshire Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: Mr D. Harries, Secretary, Northamptonshire Record Society, Northamptonshire Record Office, Wootton Hall Park, Northampton. NN4 8BQ; tel. 01604 762297; email: enquiries@northamptonshirerecordsociety.org.ukhttp://www.northamptonshirerecordsociety.org.uk

NORTH RIDING RECORD SOCIETY (1884-1897)

North Riding Record Society Publications

OXFORDSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY **

Oxford Historical Society Publications

The Society exists to publish archives, historical texts, bibliographical tools and studies (from all periods) relating to Oxford – the City as much as the University, its Halls and Colleges – and the neighbouring villages and towns in pre-1972 Oxfordshire.

Enquiries to: Dr Elizabeth Wells, Secretary; email: Elizabeth.Wells@bodleian.ox.ac.uk; http://www.oxhistsoc.org.uk

OXFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Oxfordshire Record Society Publications

The society was established in 1919 and its object is to publish texts, transcripts, abstracts and calendars of primary sources for the history of the County of Oxfordshire. The society aims to publish one volume a year for members and general sale.

Enquiries to: Paul Gaskell, Honorary Secretary, 28 Bulan Rd, Headington, Oxford. OX3 7HT; email: oxfordshirerecordsociety@gmail.comhttp://www.oxfordshire-record-society.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH RECORD SERIES **

Portsmouth Record Series Publications

Portsmouth Record Series exists to make the written sources for the city’s history widely available. It seeks especially to publish records sufficiently unusual to be of wider than local interest or records of types found elsewhere but not published. The series consists of calendars, catalogues and indexes.

Enquiries to: Portsmouth History Centre and Records Office, Central Library, Guidlhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2DX; tel: 023 9268 8046; email: portsmouthhistorycentre@portsmouthcc.gov.uk; https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/services/libraries/portsmouth-history-centre-and-records-office/

RECORD SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE **

Record Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Publications

Enquiries to: Dr Dorothy Clayton, Council Secretary; email: enquiries@rslc.org.uk; http://rslc.org.uk/home/

RUTLAND LOCAL HISTORY AND RECORD SOCIETY

Rutland Local History and Record Society Publications

The Rutland Local History and Record Society originated in the 1930s. Its main aims are to promote all aspects of the history and archaeology of the historical county of Rutland and its immediate area. It does this by holding regular meetings and lectures (arranged jointly with the Friends of the Rutland County Museum), and special events. These include an annual full-day meeting in a Rutland village, history walks and visits to other places of interest. It has a small library of local history material, houses at the Rutland County Museum in Oakham, which complements the holdings of the museum and can be consulted by arrangement.

Enquiries to: Jill Kimber, Secretary, Rutland Local History and Record Society, c/o Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland. LE15 6HW; email: secretary@rutlandhistory.org; http://www.rutlandhistory.org

SHROPSHIRE RECORD SERIES **

Shropshire Record Series Publications

Enquiries to: Dr Fran Bumpus, General Editor, Shropshire Records Series, Room CBA1.017, Chancellor’s Building, Keele University, Staffordshire. ST5 5BG; tel: 01782 733700; email: srs.editor@keele.ac.uk; https://www.keele.ac.uk/hss/research/journals/theshropshirerecordseries/

SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON **

Society of Antiquaries (London) Publications

The Society of Antiquaries of London was founded in by Royal Charter in 1751. Its remit is the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries.

Enquiries to: The Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE; tel. 020 7479 7080; admin@sal.org.ukhttp://www.sal.org.uk

SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

Newcastle Society of Antiquaries Publications

Enquiries to: Society of Antiquaries, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. NE2 4PT; email: admin@newcastle-antiquaries.org.uk; http://www.newcastle-antiquaries.org.uk

SOCIÉTÉ JERSIAISE **

Société Jersiaise Publications

Enquiries to: Société Jersiaise, 7 Pier Road, St Helier, Jersey. JE2 4YW; tel: 01534 758 314; email: info@societe-jersiaise.org; http://www.societe-jersiaise.org

SOMERSET RECORD SOCIETY **

Somerset Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: David Bromwich, Honorary Secretary, Somerset Record Society, c/o Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton. TA2 6SF; tel: 01823 680197; please send emails via Mr A. Webb: ajwebb@virgin.net; http://www.westcountrygenealogy.com/somerset/somrecsoc.htm

SOUTHAMPTON RECORDS SERIES **

Southampton Records Series Publications

Enquiries to: Southampton Records Series, Department of History, Building 65, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton SO17 1BF; email:  hums-studentoffice@southampton.ac.uk; https://www.southampton.ac.uk/history/research/projects/southampton_records_series.page

STAFFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Staffordshire Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: Matthew Blake, Honorary Secretary, Staffordshire Record Society, c/o  The William Salt Library, Eastgate Street, Stafford. ST16 2LZ;  email: matthew.blake@btinternet.com; http://www.s-h-c.org.uk/

SUFFOLK RECORDS SOCIETY **

Suffolk Records Society Publications

Enquiries to: Claire Baker, Secretary, Suffolk Records Society, Westhorpe Lodge, Westhorpe, Stowmarket. IP14 4TA; tel: 01449 781078;  email via contact form; http://www.suffolkrecordssociety.com

SURREY RECORD SOCIETY **

Surrey Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: Honorary Secretary, Surrey Record Society, c/o Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey. GU21 1ND; tel: 01483 518737; email: shs@surreycc.gov.uk; https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/culture-and-leisure/history-centre/record-society/publications

SURTEES SOCIETY **

Surtees Society Publications

The Surtees Society is dedicated to the publication of manuscripts illustrative of the history of the area of the former kingdom of Northumbria north east England, principally of County Durham and Northumberland. The Society was founded in 1834 in honour of Robert Surtees of Mainsforth (1779-1834), the author of The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham (1816-1840). Volumes continue to be published regularly, and new contributors are invited to contact the Secretary.

Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, The Surtees Society, Department of History, 43 North Bailey, Durham. DH1 3EX; email: surtees.society@durham.ac.uk; http://www.surteessociety.org.uk

SUSSEX RECORD SOCIETY **

Sussex Record Society Publications

The Sussex Record Society was founded in 1901 with the aim of increasing the accessibility of the historical records of the county of Sussex by publishing original records found in national and local archive repositories, as well as privately owned sources.

Enquiries to: Jennifer Mason, Secretary, c/o West Sussex Record Office, County Hall, Chichester. PO19 1RN; email: Jennifer.Mason@westsussex.gov.uk; http://www.sussexrecordsociety.org

THORESBY SOCIETY

Thoresby Society Publications

The Thoresby Society’s aims are to promote interest and research into the history of Leeds and its neighbourhood, and to collect, preserve and make available books, documents and other materials relating to the history of Leeds. The Society publishes annually articles, research papers and documents relating to the history of Leeds.

Enquiries to: Secretary, The Thoresby Society, The Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds. LS1 6AL; email: secretary@thoresby.org.uk; http://www.thoresby.org.uk

THOROTON SOCIETY **

Thoroton Society Publications

Enquiries to: Barbara Cast, Honorary Secretary, Thoroton Society, Little Dower House, Station Road, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire. NG14 7FX; barbaracast@btinternet.comhttp://www.thorotonsociety.org.uk

WILTSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **

Wlitshire Record Society Publications

Enquiries to: Honorary Secretary, Wiltshire Record Society, c/o Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham, Wiltshire. SN15 3QN; email via contact formhttp://www.wiltshirerecordsociety.org.uk

THE WOOLHOPE CLUB

Woolhope Club Publications

The county archaeological, antiquarian and natural history society of Herefordshire. Founded in 1851.

Enquiries to: Secretary; email via contact form; http://www.woolhopeclub.org.uk

WORCESTERSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY **

Worcestershire Historical Society Publications

Enquiries to: Vicky Fletcher, Hon. Secretary, Worcestershire Historical Society, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service (Archives), The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester. WR1 3PD; email: vfletcher@worcestershire.gov.uk; https://www.worcestershirehistoricalsociety.co.uk/

YORKSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY **

Yorkshire Archeological & Historical Society Publications

The Society publishes an annual journal, monographs and reports and two record series, Wakefield Court Rolls and the YAS Record Series.

Enquiries to: General Secretary, Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds. LS10 2QW; tel: 01132 457910; email: yas.secretary@gmail.com; http://www.yahs.org.uk